Monday, 30 April 2012

April in Review

1957 Vintage Day-Dress:

Fabric: 3 metres Cotton fabric $16.13
Pattern:  Vogue 9229,  $3.00 
Thread:  donation from Mama R, $0.00
Zipper:  $4.37
Buttons:  $3.36
Total Cost$26.86
Times Worn this Month: Once.
Time investment:  10 hours 
Tools needed:  Sewing machine, serger, fabric shears, ball-point sewing machine needle, hand stitching needles, seam ripper, pins, and tailor's chaulk.
Would I make it again?  I didn't think that I would want to because I made it for the Pattern Review Vintage Contest. Now, I'm thinking that a navy one with white top-stitching and white buttons would be fun for spring. Sew, maybe.

High-waisted Pin-striped Denim Skirt:

Fabric: 1.55 metres denim, $9.30 and interfacing $1.00
Pattern:  Burda Style 7255,  $3.00 
Thread:  left-over thread. I got away with using grey thread and light green bobbin thread, $0.00
Zipper:  $4.37
Total Cost$17.67
Times Worn this Month: Twice.
Time investment: 4 hours. 
Tools needed:  Sewing machine, serger, fabric shears, ball-point sewing machine needle, hand stitching needles, pins, and tailor's chaulk.
Would I make it again?  Yes!







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